At 01:25 AM 10/28/99 +0200, Brock Rozen wrote:
>Well, what would it take? I'm assuming an array of the subjects and then
>sorting them based on defined criteria (0-9, A-Z, a-z) and then
>rearranging the message texts according to subjects.
>(While I might understand the idea, it's certainly beyond my programming
There is actually more to it than that, You have to figure out what refers
to what and reassemble the threads or you are being worse than useless. At
the very least, you have to chain according to in-reply-to first, than time
of arrival within subject. This is necessarry to plug the side
conversations like this back into the thread.
I used to have a very large and complex piece of code that did this for
netnews converted to e-mail that I was converting to a digest format. With
netnews, I also had to do partil subject matches looking for stuff like the
above, then sort and find the oldest threads, then put those in digests.
The software box said, "Windows 95 or better" so I installed Linux.
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